Join the nation's largest innovation matchmaking program aligned with national technology priorities and federal funding opportunities. Showcase and pitch your innovations to leading investors, corporate scouts, and over $50B in federal funding authority. Our government and industry customers are seeking top emerging technologies across most all technology domains, with a special interest in innovations with dual-use industry and government applications.
Don't miss this opportunity, and submit your technology today for consideration!
Startups, universities, labs, SBIR/OT awardees, and companies of all sizes and commercial maturity are welcome! If you have technologies representing cutting-edge innovations and are looking to connect with either government funders and industry scouts - Submit today!
There is no-fee to submit into this Challenge. Submit your technologies today for review and consideration. If selected, you will be asked to secure your pitch/showcase slot through one of the three options listed below. The first step is simply to submit your technology.
Finalists will receive notification in mid-October. If selected, you must confirm through one of the options below. Those selected to pitch receive a 2024 DTC Innovation Award Certificate, website recognition, and media kit to share their success.
Pitch Dates: December 3-5
Location: Austin, TX - JW Marriott
For more information please contact Emma Mooney, Outreach and Project Manager at
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